Entertainment

Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

June 2018 |
On May 7, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in NYC held their annual Met Gala – the most prestigious fashion event of the year. Widely regarded as one of the most exclusive social events in New York and one of the biggest...

A vintage musical artist who spins familiar modern tales Massimo Priviero

May 2018 |
WSpending time pondering what we might have done differently, in most instances, is looked upon as an “exercise in futility.” Regardless of where we are in our career, it is said that “we are the sum of our experiences,” and like a flowing river,...

From the Italian American Press - Out of Rushmore’s Shadow

May 2018 |
The faces on Mount Rushmore, an American icon, were brought to life by the hands of an Italian immigrant. Luigi Del Bianco, a native of the northeastern region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, was the “chief carver” and “granite expert” for the massive...

"The Italian Heritage Tours: A Fun and Easy Way to Discover Italy"

May 2018 |
Remo Faieta, Ph.D., was born and raised in Abruzzo, a region in central Italy between the Appennini Mountains and the Adriatic Sea. He graduated from the Gregorian University in Rome with a Master’s Degree in philosophy and a Ph.D. in foreign...

Triumphing over familial, cultural and professional obstacles Ermal Meta

April 2018 |
Ermal Meta è un cantautore, compositore e polistrumentista italiano di origine albanese. Cresciuto ascoltando musica classica,  ha cominciato da ragazzo a suonare il piano e la chitarra insieme a vari gruppi prima di entrare a fare parte degli...

A Chat with Frank Gallo, Mahoning Valley's Longest Performing Entertainer

April 2018 |
The recent celebration of Frank Gallo’s 90th birthday reminds us that this local celebrity continues to enrich our Italian American culture with his music and comedy. Born in Western Pennsylvania’s soft coal country, the veteran singer has a...

From the Italian American Press

April 2018 |
In 2001, educator and author Ralph J. Ferraro founded the Italian American Press, an online resource providing information and marketing assistance for Italian American writers. In 2011, Ralph transferred ownership of the IAP to Janice Therese...

From the Italian American Press - Janice Therese Mancuso

March 2018 |
In 2001, educator and author Ralph J. Ferraro founded the Italian American Press, an online resource providing information and marketing assistance for Italian American writers. In 2011, Ralph transferred ownership of the IAP to Janice Therese...

Enzo Avitabile - An insatiable thirst for musical knowledge across the ethnic tapestry

February 2018 |
The challenge of continually re-inventing oneself for the sake of avoiding stagnation is a task best left to those who have not only a thick skin, impervious to contempt and failure, but also an appetite for novel and unique approaches to their...
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